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Navy reaching out to industry for expertise in bistatic sonobuoys for wide-area airborne ASW

Navy reaching out to industry for expertise in bistatic sonobuoys for wide-area airborne ASW

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 29 Jan. 2015. U.S. Navy anti-submarine warfare (ASW) experts are moving forward with a program to develop wide-area airborne search capability to detect and track enemy submarines using deployed patterns of bistatic sonobuoys.

Hyperspectral imaging sensors from Ball Aerospace chosen for advanced weather-forecasting satellites

Hyperspectral imaging sensors from Ball Aerospace chosen for advanced weather-forecasting satellites

OGDEN, Utah, 29 Jan. 2015. Weather satellite experts at Tempus Global Data in Ogden, Utah, needed hyperspectral sensors to be placed in geosynchronous Earth orbit for detailed weather observations. They found their solution from Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. in Broomfield, Colo.

Intelligence researchers get ready for CAUSE cyber security program to forecast cyber attacks

Intelligence researchers get ready for CAUSE cyber security program to forecast cyber attacks

WASHINGTON, 28 Jan. 2015. U.S. intelligence experts are ready to kick off a program to find ways of forecasting cyber warfare attacks and other cyber security issues to assist cyber defenders with the earliest possible modes of detection.

EMI receiver for facility EMC compliance testing per MIL-STD-461 and CISPR 16-1-1 introduced by Keysight

EMI receiver for facility EMC compliance testing per MIL-STD-461 and CISPR 16-1-1 introduced by Keysight

SANTA ROSA, Calif., 28 Jan. 2015. Keysight Technologies Inc. in Santa Rosa, Calif., is introducing the N9038A MXE EMI receiver for facility electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) compliance testing that does not require measurements at higher frequencies. The N9038A MXE EMI receiver is available with a frequency range of 20 Hz to 3.6 GHz.

Rugged eight-channel solid-state power controller for military vetronics introduced by DDC

Rugged eight-channel solid-state power controller for military vetronics introduced by DDC

BOHEMIA, N.Y., 27 Jan. 2015. Data Device Corp. (DDC) in Bohemia, N.Y., is introducing the RP-20S19XXX eight-channel solid-state power controller (SSPC) in a ruggedized military-grade form factor for military ground vehicles and similar applications.

Corning boosts expertise in military hyperspectral imaging with acquisition of NovaSol

Corning boosts expertise in military hyperspectral imaging with acquisition of NovaSol

CORNING, N.Y., 22 Jan. 2015. Specialty glass expert Corning Inc. in Corning, N.Y., is boosting the company's expertise in aerospace and defense hyperspectral imaging technology with their acquisition of NovaSol in Honolulu.

RF and microwave electronics industry sets sights on common modules and open-systems standards

RF and microwave electronics industry sets sights on common modules and open-systems standards

PHOENIX, 21 Jan. 2015. The U.S. military and defense industry are trying to do for RF and microwave design what has been done for the embedded computing industry -- create open-systems industry standards to help speed systems development, reduce costs, and facilitate systems upgrades.

SRI International joins Northrop and Draper to safeguard military from counterfeit electronics

ARLINGTON, Va., 16 Jan., 2015. SRI International in Menlo Park, Calif., is the third contractor selected for a U.S. military research program to develop new technologies to safeguard the U.S. military electronics supply chain from substandard used and counterfeit electronics.

In-line broadband DC pass surge protectors for aerospace and defense introduced by Times Microwave

In-line broadband DC pass surge protectors for aerospace and defense introduced by Times Microwave

WALLINGFORD, Conn., 16 Jan. 2015. Times Microwave systems in Wallingford, Conn., is introducing the LP-18-240 and LP-18-195 in-line broadband DC pass surge protector series for aerospace and defense applications.

In-line broadband DC pass surge protectors for aerospace and defense introduced by Times Microwave

In-line broadband DC pass surge protectors for aerospace and defense introduced by Times Microwave

WALLINGFORD, Conn., 16 Jan. 2015. Times Microwave systems in Wallingford, Conn., is introducing the LP-18-240 and LP-18-195 in-line broadband DC pass surge protector series for aerospace and defense applications.

Northrop Grumman joins Draper Lab in program to combat military counterfeit electronics

Northrop Grumman joins Draper Lab in program to combat military counterfeit electronics

ARLINGTON, Va., 15 Jan., 2015. Defense microelectronics experts at the Northrop Grumman Corp. Electronic Systems segment in Linthicum, Md., are joining the Charles Stark Draper Laboratory in Cambridge, Mass., in a program to develop new technologies to safeguard the U.S. military electronics supply chain from substandard used and counterfeit electronics.

Rugged handheld computer for high-volume data collection introduced by Juniper Systems

Rugged handheld computer for high-volume data collection introduced by Juniper Systems

LOGAN, Utah, 15 Jan. 2015. Juniper Systems in Logan, Utah, is introducing the Allegro 2 rugged handheld computer for data-intensive applications like high-volume data collection.

Rugged handheld computer for high-volume data collection introduced by Juniper Systems

Rugged handheld computer for high-volume data collection introduced by Juniper Systems

LOGAN, Utah, 15 Jan. 2015. Juniper Systems in Logan, Utah, is introducing the Allegro 2 rugged handheld computer for data-intensive applications like high-volume data collection.

BAE Systems to develop MAD ASW drone to help Navy P-8A find submarines from high altitudes

BAE Systems to develop MAD ASW drone to help Navy P-8A find submarines from high altitudes

ARLINGTON, Va., 14 Jan. 2015. Anti-submarine warfare (ASW) experts at BAE Systems are developing an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) sensor payload able to look for submerged enemy submarines by detecting small variations in the Earth's magnetic field.

Artificial intelligence and new levels of machine learning are aims of IARPA MICrONS program

Artificial intelligence and new levels of machine learning are aims of IARPA MICrONS program

WASHINGTON, 13 Jan. 2015. U.S. intelligence experts are trying to reverse-engineer the algorithms of the human brain by blending data science and neuro science in attempts to make rapid advances in machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Carnegie Mellon to apply synthetic vision technology to help keep snow plows safe on the road

Carnegie Mellon to apply synthetic vision technology to help keep snow plows safe on the road

WASHINGTON, 12 Jan. 2015. Federal transportation authorities are asking researchers at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh to borrow from defense and aerospace synthetic vision technology to develop an enhanced vision system to enable snowplow drivers to see clearly in blizzard conditions.

Military radiation-detector market to grow to $868 million by 2022, analysts predict

GLEN ALLEN, Va., 12 Jan. 2015. Military demand for radiation detector devices will grow from $617 million currently to $731 million by 2018, and then to $868 million by 2022, predict analysts at market researcher NanoMarkets in Glen Allen, Va.

2- and 4-channel solid-state power controllers for military vehicles introduced by DDC

2- and 4-channel solid-state power controllers for military vehicles introduced by DDC

BOHEMIA, N.Y., 12 Jan. 2015. Data Device Corp. (DDC) in Bohemia, N.Y., is introducing the RP-26321000NX and RP-26311000NX 2- and 4-channel solid-state power controllers for military vehicles and vetronics.

Temperature sensors and switches industry to see dramatic slowdown as oil prices fall

Temperature sensors and switches industry to see dramatic slowdown as oil prices fall

NATICK, Mass., 9 Jan. 2015. The temperature sensors and switches market is set for a dramatic slowdown in the wake of falling oil prices, warn analysts at market researcher VDC Research in Natick, Mass.

Semiconductor test set for failure analysis and replacing legacy test systems introduced by Marvin

Semiconductor test set for failure analysis and replacing legacy test systems introduced by Marvin

IRVINE, Calif., 8 Dec. 2015. Marvin Test Solutions in Irvine, Calif., is introducing the TS-900 PXI semiconductor test set for addressing verification, focused production, and failure analysis test needs, or for replacing legacy test systems.

Army reaches out to industry for GPS tracking technology for vehicles at Fort Bliss

Army reaches out to industry for GPS tracking technology for vehicles at Fort Bliss

FORT BLISS, Texas, 7 Jan. 2015. U.S. Army vehicle fleet management experts are surveying industry to find companies able to provide a Global Positioning System (GPS)-based fleet vehicle tracking system at Fort Bliss, Texas, that locate military vehicles anywhere in the continental U.S.

Draper Lab takes aim at military counterfeit electronics in work on DARPA SHIELD program

Draper Lab takes aim at military counterfeit electronics in work on DARPA SHIELD program

ARLINGTON, Va., 6 Jan., 2015. Defense microelectronics experts at the Charles Stark Draper Laboratory in Cambridge, Mass., are developing new technologies to safeguard the U.S. military electronics supply chain from substandard used and counterfeit electronics.

Officials of the U.S. Defense Advanced Research projects Agency (DARPA) in Arlington, Va., announced $4.1 million contract to Draper Lab last week for the agency's Supply Chain Hardware Integrity for Electronics Defense (SHIELD) program.

Transportable simulator for training joint fires operators introduced by Rockwell Collins

Transportable simulator for training joint fires operators introduced by Rockwell Collins

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, 5 Jan. 2015. Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is introducing the RealFires transportable simulation and training device to help commanders from several different military services concentrate weapons firing effectively against the enemy.

Custom MMIC in Westford, Mass., is introducing the CMD203, a DC-20 GHz SP4T nonreflective switch in die form for microwave radio and VSAT, telecom infrastructure, test instrumentation, and military end-use

DC-20 GHz SP4T nonreflective switch in die form for military end-use introduced by Custom MMIC

WESTFORD, Mass., 29 Dec. 2014. Custom MMIC in Westford, Mass., is introducing the CMD203, a DC-20 GHz SP4T nonreflective switch in die form for microwave radio and VSAT, telecom infrastructure, test instrumentation, and military end-use.

CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES: Weld-free, rugged electronics cabinets for extreme environments introduced by Optima Stantron

Optima Stantron in Lawrenceville, Ga., is introducing the MB-series weld-free, rugged electronics cabinets that offer increased structural integrity to withstand a variety of demanding, extreme environments.

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January 2015
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